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Did you know that Carnforth Station was the location in early 1945 of the filming of the iconic movie Brief Encounter ? The location was apparently chosen as well away from any likely air raids, and even though filming was done at night when regular train service had ended the crew needed bright lighting that could have attracted German planes had they remained in London . A deal seems to have been done with the railway company no charge for using the location, but in an early example of product-placement London Midland and Scottish Railway posters and logos are visible several times.

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